TV Casting Round-Up: Anna Paquin Heads From “True Blood” To Reese Witherspoon’s ABC Drama “Broken”


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True Blood and X-Men star  will topline the ABC drama pilot from executive Reese Witherspoon and Bruna Papandrea. The show follows the personal and professional life of Gemma (Paquin), a ruthless divorce attorney in Dallas, which beings to unravel when her emotionally damaged, love-addicted sister resurfaces, triggering self-destructive tendencies and exposing long-hidden family secrets.

Paquin is repped by and .

, and have been cast in , a CBS multi-cam pilot from Bob Daily and Neil Goldman & Garrett Donovan. James Burrows will direct the pilot, which is based on the play by Tracy Letts.

Koechner is repped by and . Price is repped by APA and . Stiles is repped by and Authentic.

Gossip Girl alum Leighton Meester will star opposite Adam Pally in . The single-camera time comedy from Fox is executive produced by Phil Lord, Chris Miller and Julius “Goldy” Sharpe. Sharpe’s script is about three unlikely friends who find an even less likely way to through time, irreversibly complicating their personal lives in 2016. Meester will play Deborah, a colonial woman self-educated and incredibly motivated with modern ideals trapped in a regressive time.

She is repped by .

The event series has added , , and , who will each have recurring roles in the nine-episode follow up to the hit Fox show from 2005. They’ll be starring opposite returning stars Wentworth Miller and Dominic Purcell

Prew is repped by and Schachter/Brown. Yune is repped by and Primary Wave. Mouzakis is repped by .

has won a series regular role in , the ABC legal drama from Mark Gordon. DiTomasso will play Jackson Morrison, a top-end lawyer who is also the family golden child.

He is repped by and Authentic Talent & Literary Management.

has joined Casey Wilson in the ABC single-cam comedy . The comedy is adapted from the Austrian series Braunschlag, and was written by The McCarthys creator Brian Gallivan.

Reynolds is repped by and .

Stephen ‘tWitch’ Boss of So You Think You Can Dance will be attending the upcoming season of . The Hulu series deals with the experiences of teens navigating life in the fictional inner city high school in east LA.

Boss is repped by and .

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles star is headed to MTV’s . He’ll be playing a handsome new teacher that every kid has a crush on.

He is repped by Gersh and Gotham/Principal.

has been recruited for the Fox drama , about a rookie FBI agent who embeds herself in a suspected terrorist family. She’ll play the role of Oshin, opposite Leonidas Castrounis.

Barn is repped by Identity Agency Group.

will join Community alum Joel McHale in CBS’s latest multi-cam pilot, THE GREAT INDOORS, written and executive produced by Mike Gibbons. The show centers on an adventure reporter who must adapt to the times when he becomes the boss to a group of millennials in the digital department of the magazine.

Ko is repped by Abrams Artists and .

of Showtime’s Ray Donovan has scored a series regular role opposite Bruce Greenwood in the CBS drama pilot . The series centers on two rival families in the military community of Tampa, Florida.

Bauer is repped by and Abrams.


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